Karachi educational institutions to remain closed today

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KARACHI (9Newshd): All educational institutions of the city will remain closed on Tuesday due to the rain, the provincial education department announced.

Examinations scheduled to take place on Tuesday at Karachi, NED and Federal Urdu universities have been postponed and a new date will be announced later.

According to rescue sources, at least nine people were killed as a result of electrocution in the city as rain lashed the city on Monday.

The continued downpour, which initially started with light drizzle as early as 6:00 AM, continued until the evening, with heavy downpour later in the day inundating several parts of the metropolis.

The highest level of rainfall, 60 millimeters, was recorded at Saddar, while Surjani Town received 50mm, Faisal Base area 45mm, North Karachi 42mm, and Nazimabad 39mm of rain, according to the Met Office.

The Met Office said widespread rains and wind-thunderstorms with isolated heavy falls were expected to continue in Karachi and other parts of Sindh province on Tuesday as well.

According to the Director MET, the monsoon system will likely end on Wednesday and there was not much chance of rain in the first week of August. For more latest news Pakistan, visit 9newshd.tv

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